Here you can find some information about
Anaconda Chess (former GromitChess), about it's author
Frank Schneider and
about computerchess in general.
If your looking for Gromit from the "Wallace and Gromit" movies, please visit Aardman's web site.
is a successor of Gromit 3.9.5 with some new search heuristics and an improved evaluation. A Chessbase-engine of Anaconda 2.0 is available on the PocketGrandmaster web site (here).
is a successor of Gromit 3.8 with an improved evaluation and some new heuristics.
It finished 4th/18 at the
World Microcomputer Chess Championships in Maastricht 2001
winning the amateur-title and being second in the single-processor category.
After the WMCC we developed a PocketPC-UI, which is now available as PocketGrandmaster.
is the successor of Gromit 2.20. It was rewritten from scratch by Kai
Skibbe (evaluation, testing) and me (boardrepresentation, search). Tactically
and positionally it is much stronger than Gromit 2.20. It finished 4/18 (best
amateur) at the
10th International Computer Chess Championship - IPCCC 2001 in Paderborn.
Gromit 3.8.2 for Winboard is now available from the download-page at PocketGrandmaster. A Windows-version (no cygwin.dll needed) of Gromit 3.8s predecessor Gromit 3.0 is available on Frank Quisinskys great Winboard-pages, the slightly stronger Gromit 3.1 appeared on the "Young Talents"-CD of Chessbase.
is a free xboard/WinBoard-chessengine for Linux and Windows. Some new features are
is a free chessprogram for Win3.1/95 with a nice userinterface,
many features and club-player playing-strength (>2100ELO).
GromitChess 1.2 is no longer available.